The Board Gamer’s Glossary

The world of board gaming comes with its own crazy lingo. The terminology can be confusing to newcomers and veterans alike—if not entirely ambiguous at times. This will serve as a living, breathing glossary where I will attempt to define board game related lingo and buzzwords.

This living glossary is a collaboration between Paul Shapiro and BoredGameTable. We will continue to add definitions.

There are 1 Board Game Terms in this directory beginning with the letter M.
Meeple
[Game Term]

A term that described anthropomorphic playing pieces in games, originally usued to descibe those used in Carcassonne.

It is now more broadly used to refer to nearly and pawn or figure in a game.

The term "meeple" is derived from "My people" or "Miniature people".

Submitted by: BoredGameTable


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